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10 Black Conductors Who Changed Music History

Orchestras as a whole are still, largely, whitewashed. As a classical musician myself, this has always baffled me. Here are 10 black conductors who I believe have changed music history in a large way.

The Benefits of the Podium: A Flutist’s Perspective

How does a player benefit from conducting lessons? Find out how flutist Aleah Fitzwater improved the quality of her playing through a deeper understanding of conducting and its non-verbal mechanisms.

Podium Time Podcast [2020 Interview]

Podium Time is a fantastic podcast not just for conductors and conducting students but also for everyone who would like a peek on how different conductors work, think, and come to certain decisions, which are sometimes opposite but equally valuable. 

10 women conductor who made history

10 of the most influential women conductors in history: from Chiquinha Gonzaga to Antonia Louisa Brico, Veronika Dudarova and Xiaoying Zheng

I hate Boulez. Long live Boulez.

I hate Boulez. Long live Boulez.

I don’t really hate Boulez. But I don’t like his music. But I do like what he tried to do. And I want more of it.

The Tempest – Shakespeare and Johnson

The Tempest – Shakespeare and Johnson

The Tempest saw a strict collaboration between Shakespeare and musician Robert Johnson which gave birth to something unique, getting very close to Opera

Baudelaire’s goats

Baudelaire’s goats

ecently I really had no time to compose much unfortunately, being busy with an arrangement of Der...

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Does size matter?

Does size matter?

Who says opera should only be staged and performed by big opera houses? When it comes to small opera companies there...

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Drowning culture

Drowning culture

It’s official: on august 6, while some people were on vacation and others preferred not to be bothered, the Italian...

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Conducting Pills

A FREE video series with an analysis of structure, phrasing, and, of course, conducting tips of repertoire works: from Mozart to Brahms, from Beethoven to Debussy. A new episode every week!

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